Tuition Free Trades Program-OK College

Okanagan College is happy to announce a brand new TUITION FREE Trades program starting in March 2017.

IMAGINE A JOB WHERE YOU GET PAID TO LEARN!

The TRADE UP-Construction Trade Program has openings for 10 youth (15-30 yrs old) in Revelstoke.

You Get: …

  • 12- week training program in a variety of trades: Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, Construction Craft Work and more.
  • 12 weeks living allowance while you are training $10.85/hr
  • 13 weeks of wages while you participate in a work placement $10.85/hr
  • Certificates including Occupational First Aid Level 1, Fall Protection, WHMIS, and Construction Safety Training System (CSTS)
  • Boots, hard hat and safety gear
  • A fast track into your choice of trade in the booming trades industry

Eligibility:

  • 15 – 30 years of age
  • Unemployed
  • Not on Employment Insurance (EI)
  • A Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Legally entitled to work

The program is 25 weeks long. March 6-August 31, 2017. Monday to Friday 9:00am to 3:30pm. Okanagan College is taking names for an interest list. Please contact 250-837-4235 ext. 6500 to get on the list.

Don’t delay, space is limited to 10 participants.